After the rumors from last week it is finaly clear, Samsung put a new firmware for the I7500 Galaxy to the web. The greatest thing this is a Android Donut release. Continue reading New Android 1.6 (Donut) firmware from Samsung is out
The standard Galaxy kernel based on a very old 2.6.27 version and their are lot of changes after this kernel. So i planed to upgrade the kernel to the version which used the N1 Google phone. I prefer to start from the Samsung update3, because it is the latest and i hope the wlan driver has the needed fixes.
These subprojects must be ported to the new 2.6.29 kernel, also many other files:
After a long time without any news from Samsung to upgrade their Samsung i7500 Galaxy from the old 1.5 android version to a newer one, the community will make this job. Continue reading The community-port of android 2.1 Eclair for Samsung I7500 Galaxy
The diffs between the Galaxy kernel source from Samsungs update2 to update3 are very small. Continue reading Diffs between update2 and update3 for Samsung Galaxy Kernel source
Today Samsung release a new firmware update for the Galaxy. And this is really needed after the last update. The new firmware version is I7500XXIH8 with CSC I7500VIAIH4.
WARNING: Wipe/factory reset is needed. All data will be lost! Make a backup before updating! Continue reading New firmware IH8 is out
A howto for compiling a linux kernel for the Samsung Galaxy was requested. If you interested read this article. Continue reading Howto: Compile a linux kernel for Samsung Galaxy
After this comment from my multitouch article, i compiled a new kernel and flash it on my Galaxy. After a few test here the results:
one finger test:
<4>[ 882.901393] x 249, y 66, z 53, finger 1, width 0
<4>[ 882.923068] x 222, y 72, z 0, finger 0, width 0
two finger test: Continue reading Samsung Galaxy recognize more as one finger
Samsung has the source code of the linux kernel from the GT-I7500 Galaxy released. This make it possible to searching the sources about multitouch support.
After reading the function static void melfas_ts_work_func(struct work_struct *work) and comparing Continue reading Confirmed: No multitouch support in the driver for Samsung Galaxy
Today, Samsung has released the source code of the GT-I7500 Galaxy. In the zip file is the full source of the used kernel, bluez and some scripts. Continue reading Source code from Samsung Galaxy is out
Sometimes i need to see the system log from my android mobile. As root on android i can see this in the terminal with dmesg. But i want to see it on my desktop computer.
The Android SDK has the solution. Simple Continue reading Reading the logs of Android on your computer